|Short Science Fiction Collection 033 - Various|
LibriVox recording of Short Science Fiction Collection 033 Science Fiction is speculative literature that generally explores the consequences of ideas which are roughly consistent with nature and scientific method, but are not facts of the author’s contemporary world. The stories often represent philosophical thought experiments presented in entertaining ways. Protagonists typically “think” rather than “shoot” their way out of problems, but the definition is flexible because there are ...
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|The Ethical Engineer - Harry Harrison|
LibriVox recording of The Ethical Engineer, by Harry Harrison. Read by Gregg Margarite (1957-2012). The Ethical Engineer also known as “Deathworld II” finds our hero Jason dinAlt captured to face justice for his crimes, but the ever-wily gambler crashes his transport on a primitive planet populated by clans that hoard knowledge. It’s a difficult situation for a guy who just wants to get back to Pyrrus...
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|The Coming Race - Edward George Bulwer-Lytton|
LibriVox recording of The Coming Race, by Edward George Bulwer-Lytton. Read by Maire Rhode. Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton (1803-1873) was an English novelist, poet, playright, and politician. Lord Lytton was a florid, popular writer of his day, who coined such phrases as "the great unwashed", "pursuit of the almighty dollar", "the pen is mightier than the sword", and the infamous incipit "It was a dark and stormy night." Despite his popularity in his heyday, today hi...
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|Star Surgeon - Alan Edward Nourse|
Librivox recording of by Alan Edward Nourse. Read by Scott D. Farquhar Dal Timgar had always wanted to be a doctor. As a Garvian and the first non-human to study medicine on Hospital Earth, he must face enormous adversity from classmates, professors, and some of the highest ranking physicians on all of Earth. Will his efforts be enough to earn him the Silver Star of a Star Surgeon? (Summary by Scott D...
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